assembly Bill A4455B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2016 print number 4455b
Feb 02, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 21, 2016 print number 4455a
Jan 21, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans' affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans' affairs
Feb 02, 2015 referred to veterans' affairs

Co-Sponsors

A4455 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3134
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: A7704, S3931
2017-2018: A6252, S959
2019-2020: A6966, S8143
2021-2022: A5612

A4455 - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

A4455 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4455

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. RAMOS, CUSICK -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Veterans' Affairs

AN ACT to amend the real property tax law, in relation to  the  alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the  real  property  tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  "ACTIVE  MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN THE ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S 2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 1, paragraphs (b)  and  (c)
of  subdivision  2,  subdivision  3,  paragraph (a) of subdivision 6 and
subdivision 8 of section 458-a of the real property tax  law,  paragraph
(c)  of  subdivision  1 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 100 of the laws of 1988,  paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  1  as
amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985, paragraph (b) of subdivision
2  as  amended  by  chapter  473  of  the laws of 2004, subdivision 3 as
amended by chapter 646 of the laws of 2004 and  as  further  amended  by
section  1 of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, paragraph (a) of
subdivision 6 as added by chapter 171 of the laws of 1997  and  subdivi-
sion  8  as  amended  by chapter 503 of the laws of 2008, are amended to
read as follows:
  (c) "Qualified owner" means a veteran,  A  PERSON  ENGAGED  IN  ACTIVE
MILITARY  SERVICE  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES, the spouse of a veteran, THE
SPOUSE OF A PERSON ENGAGED IN ACTIVE  MILITARY  SERVICE  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  or the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran. Where property
is owned by more than one qualified owner, the exemption to  which  each
is  entitled  may  be  combined.  Where a veteran OR A PERSON ENGAGED IN
ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES  is  also  the  unremarried

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02335-01-5

Co-Sponsors

A4455A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3134
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: A7704, S3931
2017-2018: A6252, S959
2019-2020: A6966, S8143
2021-2022: A5612

A4455A - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

A4455A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4455--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RAMOS, CUSICK, LAVINE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs -- recommitted to the  Committee
  on  Veterans'  Affairs  in  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the real property tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN  THE  ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S  2.  Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 1, paragraphs (b) and (c)
of subdivision 2, subdivision 3, paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  6  and
subdivision  8  of section 458-a of the real property tax law, paragraph
(c) of subdivision 1 and paragraph (c) of subdivision 2  as  amended  by
chapter  100  of  the  laws  of  1988, paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 as
amended by chapter 899 of the laws of 1985, paragraph (b) of subdivision
2 as amended by chapter 473 of  the  laws  of  2004,  subdivision  3  as
amended  by  chapter  646  of the laws of 2004 and as further amended by
section 1 of part W of chapter 56 of the laws of 2010, paragraph (a)  of
subdivision  6  as added by chapter 171 of the laws of 1997 and subdivi-
sion 8 as amended by chapter 538 of the laws of  2015,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  (c)  "Qualified  owner"  means  a  veteran, A PERSON ENGAGED IN ACTIVE
MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, the  spouse  of  a  veteran,  THE
SPOUSE  OF  A  PERSON  ENGAGED  IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED
STATES or the unremarried surviving spouse of a veteran. Where  property
is  owned  by more than one qualified owner, the exemption to which each

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02335-03-6

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A4455B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3134
Law Section:
Real Property Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §458-a, RPT L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4387
2013-2014: A7704, S3931
2017-2018: A6252, S959
2019-2020: A6966, S8143
2021-2022: A5612

A4455B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the alternative veterans property tax exemption and authorizes active members of the military to apply for such exemption.

A4455B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4455--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 2, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. RAMOS, CUSICK, LAVINE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs -- recommitted to the  Committee
  on  Veterans'  Affairs  in  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
  with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to amend the real property tax law, in relation to the alterna-
  tive veterans property tax exemption

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.    Subdivision 1 of section 458-a of the real property tax
law is amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
  (H) "ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES" AND "IN  THE  ARMED
FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES" SHALL MEAN FULL-TIME DUTY IN THE ARMY, NAVY
(INCLUDING MARINE CORPS), AIR FORCE OR COAST GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES.
  S 2. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 2 of section 458-a of the real prop-
erty  tax  law  is amended by adding a new subparagraph (iii) to read as
follows:
  (III) THE EXEMPTION FROM TAXATION PROVIDED BY THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL
BE  APPLICABLE  TO INDIVIDUALS ENGAGED IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE OF THE
UNITED STATES AND THOSE IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATE  IF  THE
GOVERNING  BODY OF THE COUNTY, CITY, TOWN, VILLAGE OR SCHOOL DISTRICT IN
WHICH THE PROPERTY IS LOCATED, AFTER PUBLIC HEARINGS,  ADOPTS  A  RESOL-
UTION  PROVIDING  SUCH  EXTENSION  OF THE EXEMPTION PROVIDED PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION. THE PROCEDURE FOR SUCH HEARING  AND  RESOLUTION  SHALL  BE
CONDUCTED  SEPARATELY FROM THE PROCEDURE FOR ANY HEARING OR LOCAL LAW OR
RESOLUTION CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO SUBPARAGRAPH (II)  OF  THIS  PARAGRAPH,
PARAGRAPH  (B) OF SUBDIVISION FOUR, PARAGRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION SIX AND
PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02335-05-6